insufficient heat Articles

No heat in my car, Chicago

February 13, 2014

aCheck your heater hoses going to your heater core by the firewall. If one is hot and the other is cool your heater is plugged up. This does not mean the heater core needs to be replaced. It may be flushed out and you will get good heat again. This service will need to be done by a qualified shop. Reverse flushing the heater core needs to...read more

cooling system

June 13, 2013

The cooling system keeps our engine from overheating while you are driving around Chicago Illinois. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Letís talk about the various components of the system and how they work to accomplish this.
The radiator is the part most everyone associates with the cooling system. Coolant flows through the...read more

What can I check?
December 29, 2010

There are several different reasons why your vehicle may not have enough heat.  Some of them may be an easy fix, others may be a little more involved.  The first and easiest step would be to check the coolant level in your vehicle.  The heater core is typically the highest point in your cooling system so if you are a little low...read more

Cold air blows, when heat is on.
October 13, 2010

With winter on its way we are getting a lot of concerns of insufficient heat in customers vehicles.  The problem is when summer months approach and you turn the heat off in your vehicle.  The antifreeze just sits in your heater core and starts to produce a scale on the inside of the heater core.  Once this scale gets heavy or...read more

 

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